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Four Companies Control the World

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posted on Oct, 22 2019 @ 11:57 AM
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Some people have started realizing that there are large financial groups that dominate the world. Forget the political intrigues, conflicts, revolutions and wars. It is not pure chance. Everything has been planned for a long time.

Some call it “conspiracy theories” or New World Order. Anyway, the key to understanding the current political and economic events is a restricted core of families who have accumulated more wealth and power.

We are speaking of 6, 8 or maybe 12 families who truly dominate the world. Know that it is a mystery difficult to unravel.


The Very Top of the Pyramid: Just 4 Companies Control the World, Yet You've Probably Never Heard of Them

Most on this website have at least heard of this. I think many know it to be true. I have read this a number of times in a number of different places. This is the first time I have seen so many company and family names named. For that reason I decided to share it here.

I don't know this website, just ran across it today. The information seems very credible. I don't know how credible the site is.

I have always had the belief that politics just doesn't matter. The politicians are all just puppets for the people who are really ruling.




posted on Oct, 22 2019 @ 12:30 PM
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a reply to: LookingAtMars

BlackRock, State Street, Vanguard and Fidelity. Not shocked to see these four listed, particularly BlackRock, both my wife and myself have worked at companies that have been purchased by BlackRock at one point in time. I see their name routinely when I work just about anywhere. I would say that they're probably the largest out of the group based on my anecdotal experience.



posted on Oct, 22 2019 @ 12:34 PM
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a reply to: LookingAtMars

The eye of the pyramid is based on a system of leverage. If you own 12 houses and people are paying you rent then in one month's time your 12 renters will do the equivalent amount of work you would be able to do in one year. This is why wealth cannot be redistributed. Wealth comes from a system of leverage. Money is medium exchange.

But it's not just land ownership that creates a system of leverage. All products and services sold on the market create a system of leverage. The so call 6-12 families you reference just have in place or own systems of leverage that keep them in power, and therefore, able to "dominate the world" in your words.

There are 7 billion people on the planet. How do the people of the World free themselves from the bondage of leverage created by the wealthy families? One way is by the creation of new technology that eliminates your reason for stepping into someone else's system of leverage. Technologies like 3D printers, nanotechnology, home fusion power will free the people from the system. It's not clear, however, if technology ever really helps or is just a temporary illusion of freedom.

There's a very tricky balance between the system serving man or the system becoming a way of enslaving men to the system. Consider the promise of technology:

"In the words of Jose Ortega y Gasset: "Technology provides men the leisure to realize their true potential" This, then, is the promise of technology: a material world of plenty and a spiritual world in which we have the leisure to realize our highest potentials and the freedom to contemplate God.

Yet in nagging counterpoint to this optimism about the beneficent world of plenty provided by unlimited power is the suspicion that technology has another face. There is a world in which the freedom to choose and to control events has been subtly altered so that there is less choice and less control. This is the world of "megatechnics," to use Lewis Mumford's apt phrasing, in which technology concentrates power and reduces individual choice."

Does the system of technology we have in our lives exist to serve us or do we the people exist to serve the system is a fundamental question with the character of our culture. Maybe it cannot be resolved.

The other issue is the nature of money itself. The Federal Reserve is a private corporation. Money is a type of technology and it's creation is itself a system of leverage. The nature of the monetary system is everyone will always be in debt. The country will have enough money to pay off its debts. The system is rigged.

"Give me control of a nations money supply, and I care not who makes its laws". Mater Amschel Rothschild

Our possibly only hope is t get to get free-energy from anti-matter fluctuations in the quantum foam. "Richard Feynman and John Wheeler calculated the zero-point radiation of the vacuum was so powerful that even a small cup of it would be enough to set all of Earth’s oceans to a boil." Not every physicist accepts Richard Feynman and John Wheeler's interpretation and conclusions. But there has to be someone pretty substantial to break away from the yoke of leverage.



posted on Oct, 22 2019 @ 12:35 PM
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originally posted by: LookingAtMars
I think many know it to be true.


Then they aren't really looking at the facts. From your link:


The world’s largest companies are now: Bank of America...


Bank of America has a market cap of 285billion, it's not even close to Apple which is the largest publicly traded company in the United States or some of the private ones overseas like Aramco. Don't just parrot bad reporting verbatim, research it first.



posted on Oct, 22 2019 @ 12:57 PM
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I think many know it to be true.

When I say I think many know it to be true. I am talking about the fact a few companies run the world.



Apple which is the largest publicly traded company in the United States


Good point about Bank of America. It is one of the largest banks. Apple is largest by revenue. It seems all the info may not be correct. I knew posting it here would help determine how credible it really is.

So you don't think there are just a few at the top that run everything?

Look at the media. It is all owned by a few companies. Look at the food industry It is all owned by a few companies.



posted on Oct, 22 2019 @ 12:59 PM
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originally posted by: LookingAtMars
I am talking about the fact a few companies run the world.


Except they don't.

So you don't think there are just a few at the top that run everything?


No, it's an overly simplistic view that isn't possible with the way these companies are configured and traded. Every one of the banks listed is public meaning it's ownership is visible and its board is known.



posted on Oct, 22 2019 @ 01:14 PM
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a reply to: AugustusMasonicus



No, it's an overly simplistic view that isn't possible with the way these companies are configured and traded. Every one of the banks listed is public meaning it's ownership is visible and its board is known.


And when you look at the owners most are institutional investors. Check some other banks and the same institutional investors keep coming up. That should tell you something.

The names of the owners of the institutional investors are not known. It is a shell within a shell kind of game.



posted on Oct, 22 2019 @ 01:18 PM
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DP

edit on 22-10-2019 by LookingAtMars because: (no reason given)



posted on Oct, 22 2019 @ 01:24 PM
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originally posted by: LookingAtMars
And when you look at the owners most are institutional investors.


You also need to then dig into who owns the institutional shares. You'll find that it is often unions or public retirement funds.


The names of the owners of the institutional investors are not known.


Sure they are, the majority shareholders are public knowledge.



posted on Oct, 22 2019 @ 01:30 PM
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originally posted by: AugustusMasonicus

originally posted by: LookingAtMars
And when you look at the owners most are institutional investors.


You also need to then dig into who owns the institutional shares. You'll find that it is often unions or public retirement funds.


The names of the owners of the institutional investors are not known.


Sure they are, the majority shareholders are public knowledge.


the majority shareholders turn out to be more institutional investors. A shell within a shell to keep things hidden. It is shells all the way down.



posted on Oct, 22 2019 @ 01:37 PM
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Here's the proxy statement for BlackRock.

The major shareholders are on page 42. The largest holder is PNC who is also publicly traded and whose shareholders are readily available.



posted on Oct, 22 2019 @ 01:49 PM
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originally posted by: AugustusMasonicus
a reply to: LookingAtMars

Here's the proxy statement for BlackRock.

The major shareholders are on page 42. The largest holder is PNC who is also publicly traded and whose shareholders are readily available.



What does that prove? Look, many of the same institutional investors in PNC as in BOA.

institutional stakeholders in Bank of America

Top Institutional Holders of The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.



posted on Oct, 22 2019 @ 01:55 PM
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And who do you think owns the mutual fund shares? Some guy named Mr. PNC or Mr. Vanguard? It's people with individual retirement accounts or groups like your state's teacher's union.

All the shareholders are public knowledge, you can find out anything you want about publicly traded companies, it's an SEC requirement.



posted on Oct, 22 2019 @ 02:03 PM
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And who do you think owns the mutual fund shares? Some guy named Mr. PNC or Mr. Vanguard? It's people with individual retirement accounts or groups like your state's teacher's union.


Individual retirement accounts and groups of state's teacher's union are a very small percent. The larger percent is owned by institutional investors again. The four companies that control the world (or how every many it is) are not stupid. Like I said it is a kind of shell game.



posted on Oct, 22 2019 @ 02:04 PM
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Everyone knows the companies are Sears, Radio Shack, Hershey and Ford ...

now pipe down and get off my lawn!!!



posted on Oct, 22 2019 @ 02:05 PM
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originally posted by: LookingAtMars
Individual retirement accounts and groups of state's teacher's union are a very small percent. The larger percent is owned by institutional investors again.


You're missing the point completely, who owns the institutions? There isn't some single person with majority control, it's a diverse number of individual and group investors who buy into companies like Vanguard who then go and buy shares of other companies so your investment is spread across numerous verticals and industries.



posted on Oct, 22 2019 @ 02:18 PM
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a reply to: AugustusMasonicus

But someone controls the actions and thoughts of that diverse number of individual and group investors.

Some of them use pretty aggressive tactics to get an investment.



posted on Oct, 22 2019 @ 02:27 PM
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originally posted by: solve
But someone controls the actions and thoughts of that diverse number of individual and group investors.


Who?



posted on Oct, 22 2019 @ 02:28 PM
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Wow that's insane



posted on Oct, 22 2019 @ 02:30 PM
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You're missing the point completely, who owns the institutions? There isn't some single person with majority control, it's a diverse number of individual and group investors who buy into companies like Vanguard who then go and buy shares of other companies so your investment is spread across numerous verticals and industries.


I understand what you are saying and to a degree it is true, no one owns it. There is someone behind the curtain controlling it and collecting huge profits. I can't prove this because I do not have the resources and knowledge, few do. Things are well hidden.

We will just have to agree to disagree.



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